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National Football League opening day: Reaction to Kaepernick's protest

Kaepernick himself continued his protest, which originated ahead of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers when his team met the San Diego Chargers in ...


NCAA president says association won't push ACC on NC law

Civil War or authorize sports wagering and at schools that use "hostile or abusive" Native American imagery. "We believe in providing a safe & respectful enviro...


Austria still unsure of who to back in UEFA election

Disadvantages: It was all going swimmingly for Ceferin until publication last week of an investigation by Norwegian football magazine Josimar which suggested...


Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson's ankle "nothing very serious"

Miami Dolphins kicker Andrew Franks has a field goal attempt blocked by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cassius Marsh, left, in the second half of an NFL footbal...


WADA says Russian hackers published athletes' medical data

Though these documents do show that the Olympians tested positive for certain drugs, WADA said the athletes did not violate any rules given they were granted t...


REAL MADRID, Ronaldo: "I should be offered a ten-year deal"

Confident that it already has what it takes to repeat as champion, Madrid bypassed high-profile signings after clinching its 11th European trophy past year, l...


Rivalry Reignited, U.S. Tops Canada 4-2 In Preliminary Play

The Canada Cup was "retired" in the early 1990s, replaced with the inaugural NHL-organized World Cup of Hockey in 1996. Two hard-fought exhibition games again...


Christian Grey returns in steamy 'Fifty Shades Darker' spot

As is the case with erotica, it should be expected that Fifty Shades Darker will exhibit a hefty amount of sex scenes, but Johnson admits she's grown exhaus...


DJ wins BMW by 3, moves into FedEx lead

Just not this week at the BMW Championship. Johnson was powerful as ever off the tee, shaping shots in both directions. He dialed in his wedges earlier this yea...


Things You Need To Know About The 2016 Paralympics

Two-time judo Paralympic champion, victor of Baku-2015 European Games Ilham Zakiyev carried Azerbaijan's tricolor during the parade in the opening ceremony. Par...


Mourinho takes blame for Man United's derby defeat

He added: "For me the next big game is against Feyenoord and the next game he is going to play". "I think maybe for some guys it is a new beginning". We are a...


Hill Pulled After 7 Perfect Innings; Dodgers Top Marlins 5-0

We may not like it, but it's OK that Roberts is prioritizing health to win later. The Miami Marlins only managed to collect two hits in their 5-0 loss to the ...


Browns rookie defender critiques Carson Wentz's release; Doug Pederson responds

But they seem OK with that, because they think Wentz is a potential franchise quarterback. "The way he led the huddle on Monday at practice and just what he's d...


Conor McGregor reacts to CM Punk's unsuccessful mixed martial arts debut

Punk, otherwise known as Phil Brooks, trained for 19 months for the fight after swapping from the WWE for the world of MMA and was submitted in the first round ...


Wolverines expected to post another rout

Hill found Emmanuel Porter for another go-ahead score on the very next play, but the scor was called back for illegal touching. "Wilton is the calmest dude ...


Tyson Fury misses press conference for Wladimir Klitschko rematch

A July date was provisionally set for the rematch but was later postponed after Fury suffered an ankle injury. WBA/WBO heavyweight champ Tyson Fury was a no-sho...


Barcelona boss Luis Enrique admits concerns over 'fragile defence'

Our mistake led to the second goal . After every game, whether it is a win or a loss, there are things to improve. We have to analyse the situation and keep in...


CM Punk refuses to shake Micky Gall's hand at UFC 203 weigh-ins

The youngster ducked a wild punch from Punk and scooped him by both legs and took him to the mat. Gall eventually submitted him with a rear-naked choke. "There'...


US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

All three Canadian forwards left the ice (and returned) at various points in the most reckless and unpredictable "exhibition" game of this generation. T.J. Os...


Rory McIlroy hopes to maintain putting form for Ryder Cup

Nevertheless, McIlroy is back in good standings after rising from 38th on the FedExCup points list to fourth after tying for 31st last weekend at The Barclays. ...


New No. 1 Kerber eyes revenge against Pliskova in final

Never a Grand Slam finalist before 2016, Kerber beat Williams for the Australian Open title in January, then lost to the American in the Wimbledon final in July...


Wawrinka beats Nishikori to set up final against Djokovic

The ultimate outcome was only briefly in the balance, though. Novak Djokovic , the defending champion and world No. 1, won 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 to reach his 21...


Fans weigh in: Majority say Southern 500 was 'good' or 'great'

In the 11 races in between winning the Coke 600 and capturing the coveted Southern 500 Sunday night, Truex led laps in seven but won none of them. "We've be...


Mickey Gall Chokes CM Punk Into Submission At UFC 203

Gall immediately took Punk down with a handsome double-leg takedown and started landing some hard punches. "I wanted to shut him down, turn the mother board off...


Pedrosa charges through to defeat Rossi

While Pedrosa's tyre choice was ultimately spot on, he was quiet in the first third of the race, running fourth and noting he was "alone for many laps". Now wit...


Carson Wentz more focused on winning than Cleveland's snub

Pluto says the Eagles weren't planning to start Wentz this week. "And just the way he handles things, the way he calls plays in the huddle, the way he can just ...


City not ready to compete in Europe - Guardiola

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho insists his side deserved more following their 2-1 derby defeat to rivals Manchester City. Although, Ibrahimovic was in...


Eagles QB Carson Wentz: What they're saying

Obviously he's one of the key pieces of it. "It's going to be exciting to watch them grow". The Eagles' defense played very well for most of the half, limit...


Saints QB Drew Brees' 98-yard TD pass longest in team history

The Saints' first possession was comprised of two incompletions and a Brees fumble. Derek Carr, the starting quarterback, didn't play. Brees joined the Saints...


Pep Guardiola: Manchester City "not ready" to compete with Europe's best sides

His passing was at its usual standard, as he registered 38 accurate passes in total and enjoyed an overall pass success of 76%. De Bruyne played down the impo...


Klopp wants Liverpool fans to stop singing his name

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has told fans to stop singing his name before the end of matches. We had now two weeks and I met a lot of you and I hear almost ...


Brady, Bell, Dareus among stars suspended by NFL

It leaves little margin for error for a team that opens the season at the highly regarded Cardinals. With University of Phoenix Stadium's retractable roof e...


Murray makes quick work of Dimitrov on Labor Day

The World No.2 was pleased with his performance in the game. Del Potro, the 2009 champ who has won over fans with his comeback from left wrist surgeries, take...


Keenan Allen carted off with apparent knee injury

Allen was making a cut toward the sideline on a passing route when he went down. Replays were shown of Allen being carted off the field and he was in obvious ...


Ebron, Tate Will Play vs. Colts

Not surprisingly, they opened a second straight season at 0-2. Remember the three Pro Bowls and three playoff appearances, including an AFC Championship game,...


Cazorla penalty gives Arsenal late win over Southampton

Dusan Tadic stepped up to a free-kick and cracked it against the bar only for the ball to deflect in off the back of the diving Petr Cech. And the row over th...


Steven Davis - Northern Ireland 'let off the hook' by Czech Republic

Ireland had a goal disallowed for offside but got their reward when the bearded Murphy rose above his markers to score his first worldwide goal. Ireland fou...


Duterte, Obama shake hands and chat after rift over insult

Teo said the chance encounter of the two leaders at the Gala Dinner for ASEAN and Dialog Partners should boost the possibility of a more substantive meeting in ...


Back from DL, Strasburg leaves game in 3rd inning

He added this was an acute injury that could have happened on one pitch, not stress that built up on Strasburg's elbow. Strasburg winced, walked around the moun...


Carrasco overcomes home runs, bugs as Indians beat Astros

Replays showed Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall fouled off the pitch from David Paulino , but plate umpire and crew chief Jim Joyce stood by his ruling of a wild ...


Jamie Murray makes fourth career Grand Slam final at US Open

The older Murray brother jokingly said "get it up you, Andy!" as he celebrated winning the US Open doubles title with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares. The duo ...


Man City beats Man United 2-1, Guardiola tops Mourinho

Zlatan Ibrahimovic reduced the arrears before half-time by slamming home after City's debutant goalkeeper Claudio Bravo spilled a high ball, but Iheanacho's str...


Liverpool v Leicester City

When I thought the Dortmund atmosphere outside our sacred "church" was as good as it could possibly get, somehow, we managed to surpass it. As they vied for the...


Charleston Southern players are suspended from Saturday's game against FSU

Eight football players sat out games in each of the first two weeks of the season. Fourth-year head coach Jamey Chadwell also is suspended one game for the inci...


New move: Pro wrestling star CM Punk making debut in UFC 203

And it's really helped. Overall it's a closely matched fight, but I'm leaning towards Miocic here, not because he's neccessarily much better than Overeem in a...


Kansas City Chiefs pumped for return to Arrowhead Stadium

The run defense is improved but the Chiefs are still able to run at will. Rivers has himself a game and Keenan Allen and Antonio Gates find themselves in th...


Finch and Bailey power Australia to series win over Sri Lanka

John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey's attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over ...


Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Pelicans

Stephenson, who split time with the Clippers and Grizzlies previous year, appeared destined to ply his trade elsewhere after receiving little free agent inter...


US Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Serena Williams to reach final

It is the second year running Williams has lost here in the semis and the 34-year-old, who turns 35 later this month, was hobbling in the second set. "Fatigue...


Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

The second - and perhaps worse - issue is that despite these ugly hits, including several on the final drive, Newton stayed in the game. Whether the reason be...